SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) In her argument, Kelly contends her lay leaders never asked her about women holding the priesthood — a point the leaders disputed in the letter excommunicating her.
(RNS) The problem confronting many Wikipedia editors is that religion elicits passion — and often, more than a little vitriol as believers and critics spar over facts, sources and context.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A new book by Mormon scholar Russell Stevenson will spread awareness of black pioneers more widely and provide historical support for their contributions to LDS history.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds — surprise!– we like ourselves. U.S. adults feel most warmly about those who share their religion.
(RNS) The “Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham” essay comes on the heels of other recent postings designed to help Latter-day Saints and others better understand sometimes-sticky theological or historical issues in Mormonism.
(RNS) Women’s ordination advocate Kate Kelly said it’s unlikely she will seek rebaptism anytime soon into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which excommunicated her Monday (June 23).
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A panel of judges has moved to excommunicate Kate Kelly, a founder of the group Ordain Women, on charges of apostasy.
(RNS) If Mormon higher-ups want disciplinary actions against two activists to stop, they could do so. They’ve done it before.
(RNS) Catholics may have invented the concept of excommunication, but they’re not the only religious group to discipline or sideline members who stray from the official party line.